Coach Sanchez Announces squads for Copa America

RIO DE JANEIRO, Qatar squad under Felix Sanchez on Thursday announced the squad that will take part in next month’s Copa America.

Asian champions Qatar are currently training in Porto Bela, a coastal town near Rio.

Copa America, the continental championshop will be held from June 15-July 7.

Squad: Mohammed Ahmed Al-Bakri, Abdullah Abdulsalam, Ali Hassan Afif, Yousuf Hassan Ali, Ahmed Fathi, Ahmed Moin, Tamim Al-Muhaizah, Saad Al-Sheeb, Abdul Karim Hassan, Pedro Miguel, Tarek Salman, Boualem Khouki, Hassan Al-Haydos, Akram Afif, Hamed Ismail, Al-Moez Ali, Bassam Al-Rawi, Karim Boudiaf, Assem Madbo, Sultan Al-Brik, Abdel-Aziz Hatem, Mehdi Ali, Salem Al-Hajri, Abdul Rahman Mohammed and Ismael Mohammed.

On June 5 Qatar take on five-time World Champions Brazil in an international friendly at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia.

The Brazil friendly will be followed by a friendly with a club, coach Sanchez announced last week.

Qatar face Paraguay on June 16 followed by a match against Colombia on June 19. Qatar face former World Cup champions Argentina on June 23.

The Copa America will take place from June 15 to July 7 at six stadiums in five cities with the participantion of 12 teams.

Qatar and Japan are the invited teams for this year’s Copa America.

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee